Charlotte Gerber

Charlotte Gerber resides in Upstate New York with her husband and two children. She works as a full-time freelance writer and photographer covering topics on just about everything from gardening to the paranormal. Charlotte also writes how-to guides and mystery books for teens. Charlotte received her B.S. degree in Community and Human Services from Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York with a minor in psychology and Mental Health Services.

Charlotte served as her local library's director for five years where she managed the summer reading program and storybook hour. She has been a member of the New York Library Association- Youth Services Division and served on the Advisory Board for the Literacy Volunteers of America. She is also a member of the National Educator's Association.

Char is also the director of the Southern Tier Paranormal group in Corning, New York. She is the author of Shannon O'Reilly: A Haunted Life, which is book one in a mystery series for young adults.

In her spare time, she owns and operates Gerber Ink, a store selling rare and antiquarian books. Charlotte is an avid photographer and vintage camera collector. Her first camera was a Polaroid Land Camera and today she uses both digital and 35mm cameras. She won the 4-H County Award for Photography when she was 17 years old in Steuben County, New York.

Most Recent Contributions by Charlotte Gerber

Best Shrubs for Privacy

The best shrubs for privacy grow densely, require little maintenance and block a view completely. There are two kinds of privacy shrubs - th ... Read More

Candle Burning Spells

Candle burning spells are used for a variety of reasons, from trying to draw luck or love to warding away negative energy. Candle burning ha ... Read More

Interview on Understanding Dating Abuse

When teens begin to date, it can be an exciting time. However, not all dating relationships are good ones. Learn how to spot trouble early a ... Read More

New Years Eve Party Food

Finding the right New Years Eve party food is the key to a successful celebration. On one of the biggest nights of the year, you'll want you ... Read More

Planting Grapevines

Planting grapevines on your property can be a wise investment, especially if you enjoy grape products such as jellies, liqueurs and wine. Fi ... Read More

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